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Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus.

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The NFL players' union says changes made to the labor agreement players narrowly approved last month “reflects no substantive difference whatsoever,” a claim the lawyers for free-agent safety Eric Reid dispute.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic:

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The governor of Utah has signed bills that place new rules on abortion providers in the state and remove the threat of jail time for polygamists.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A reporter for a Boise television station who covered the Idaho Legislature and attended recent news conferences held by Gov. Brad Little said he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los Angeles because he was suspicious about the presence of a Navy hospital ship docked there amid the coronovirus crisis, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease can be considered a carrier.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:

MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration will soon announce that the U.S. is moving naval ships toward Venezuela as it enhances counter-narcotic operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro, according to three people familiar with the situation.

According to Southeastern Idaho’s COVID-19 Unified Command Team, JustServe.org is offering opportunities for the community to volunteer to help those in need in our local community.

SOUTHEAST IDAHO — According to Southeastern Idaho’s COVID-19 Unified Command Team, justserve.org is offering opportunities for the community to volunteer to help those in need in our local community. Some of these opportunities include delivering food and medicine to vulnerable populations w…

As millions of job cuts tear through the U.S. economy, a faint glimmer of light has emerged: Some employers are trying to maintain ties to the staffers they're letting go so they can more quickly rehire them once the viral outbreak has passed.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Caylee Hammack and her band are facing months without income after the concert industry came to a halt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. So they put down their guitars and started pushing lawnmowers.

On Tuesday, March 31 at 6:16 p.m., Idaho State Police was involved in a vehicle pursuit in Idaho Falls beginning at Broadway and I15. Jordan Lucas, 26, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, was driving a 1994 Honda Civic.

NEW YORK (AP) — The work is exhausting and dangerous, the situation bleak. But an army of health care workers heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Filip Palmgren had wanted to work on planes since he was a child. Now, after just two years as a flight attendant, the 21-year old has lost his job because of the coronavirus crisis and will be soon heading to work in a hospital instead to help save patients.

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a story March 31 about Brazilian churches criticizing quarantine measures, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Presbyterian choir members in the U.S. were infected by the new coronavirus. In fact, they were members of a community choir that rehearsed in a …

Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputies assigned to the Ammon Division responded this morning to the area of Curlew and Chasewood to a report of a welfare check.

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicken with salmonella can make you sick. So can romaine lettuce with E. coli and buffets with lurking norovirus. So why aren’t health officials warning people about eating food contaminated with the new coronavirus?

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus surged past 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the big city became the heartbreaking soundtrack of the crisis.

After further investigation, Southeastern Idaho Public Health has identified community transmission from the second Bingham County case (female in her 40s). She did not report any travel or contact with a confirmed case. Community transmission is defined as illness within a community that la…

It's the first of the month, and everybody knows the rent's due. For millions of Americans, Wednesday is the first time the landlord is knocking on the door since the coronavirus outbreak turned the economy upside down.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as he warns of a grim few weeks ahead with tens of thousands of Americans likely killed by the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump is resisting issuing a national stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the disease.

SOUTHEAST IDAHO — According to Southeastern Idaho’s COVID-19 Unified Command Team, justserve.org is offering opportunities for the community to volunteer to help those in need in our local community. Some of these opportunities include delivering food and medicine to vulnerable populations w…

On Tuesday, March 31 at 6:16 p.m., Idaho State Police was involved in a vehicle pursuit in Idaho Falls beginning at Broadway and I15. Jordan Lucas, 26, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, was driving a 1994 Honda Civic.

Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputies assigned to the Ammon Division responded this morning to the area of Curlew and Chasewood to a report of a welfare check.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus surged past 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the big city became the heartbreaking soundtrack of the crisis.

After further investigation, Southeastern Idaho Public Health has identified community transmission from the second Bingham County case (female in her 40s). She did not report any travel or contact with a confirmed case. Community transmission is defined as illness within a community that la…